What COVID-19 looks like as a stunning work of art

If SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for causing COVID-19, became a piece of art, what would it look like? That’s the exact question that Laura Splan, a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist, asked herself. … Splan relied on her experience studying biology as an undergrad at the University of California Irvine, along with her years of researching diseases, epidemics, pandemics, and public health, all themes that figure prominently into her vast portfolio of artwork.